Commonwealth women's forum
Women’s economic empowerment is increasingly viewed as the most important contributing factor to achieving equality between women and men. Economically strengthening women

The last meeting of the National Executives of the Royal Commonwealth Societies around Australia was held in Adelaide in May 2017

Plain English Speaking Competition (PESA)

The Royal Commonwealth Society in South Australia is a major sponsor and offers the first prize to this young persons public speaking competition.

The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition

Each Year this international competition is open to students throughout the world.

The South Australian Branch offers an additional prize to those submitted from SA to the South Australian Branch

Queens Young Leaders award
Over the course of its five year life span, the programme aims to discover, celebrate and support young people from every Commonwealth nation to transform their own lives and the futures of others around them.

National Executives Meeting (NEM)

Each year the executives from the state branches meet together to share ideas and find ways of enhancing our profile and networking

Australia has committed to planting 20 million native trees by 2020 as its contribution to The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation projects involving all Commonwealth member countries.

Lunches & Dinners
A number of lunches and dinners are normally held throughout the year where a guest speaker is invited to address members and guests. A great time to catch up with other members and listen to an interesting address. Some with other Royal Societies

Art & Photography Competition

Students are invited to enter a Photographic/Art competition on the theme .

The competition will be judged in a number of  categories:



Commonwealth Youth Summit
This is a unique chance to become a Head of Government for a day for one of the 53 countries in the Commonwealth, and to role-play participation in a major international meeting

Commonwealth Day Celebration

Each year members of kindred organisations in SA get together for a joint dinner. 

Representatives from each organisation are invited to attend.

Queen’s Birthday Celebration
Each year we hold a special reception to celebrate the Queens birthday. All members and guests are invited Queen’s Birthday Celebration

RCS Ensemble

A unique opportunity for young artists to participate in a professional atmosphere and gain added experience.

More details   RCS ENSEMBLE

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Peace Day Multi-faith Service
A service is held in conjunction with St. Peter’s Cathedral to celebrate the anniversary. All members and friends are invited.

Christmas Reception
All members are invited to attend a Christmas reception in December each year. A great chance to  meet and renew acquaintances. Members bring food to be donated to Anglicare.